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File Error on my Polaroid i733

I can take a picture fine, but when i try to view any of the pictures i have taken it comes up with a screen saying "file error" and then freezes up. I've had this camera for about 3 months now and i dont recall this happening before. I dont have a memory card im just using the memory that came with the camera itself. Is there anyway i can fix this so i can view my photos again?

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  • molls Jan 12, 2008

    I have this same exact problem on my camera. I will take pictures and the picture will turn up then after a while i will scroll through pictures and out of nowhere it will not dispay the picture and say file error. It is starting to really piss me off!

  • yepyep2008 May 18, 2008

    I am getting a file error when I attempt to view photos. The sd card is fine, when placed in another camera all pictures are available to view, but in my i733 I cannot.....still get a file error!

  • Anonymous Aug 02, 2008

    when i turn on my camera it says card error and it wont let me view my pictures or even take pictures what do i do?I already checked to see if the memory card was locked but thats not the problem!It wont even let me load my pictures in the coumputer HELP!

  • Anonymous Sep 05, 2008

    I have this same exact problem. The only differences are that the "File Error" message comes up after the picture was saved for a long time and I have a memory card. This also started after only a month or so of owning the camera.

  • agribbins Apr 09, 2009

    I have the same problem on my Polaroid i835.



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try a rest on the camera or take it to an authorized dealer for repair. may be simple maybe a tech problem. if it's under warranty, than get your money's worth by taking it back to the dealer to resolve this issue.

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